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is still on the hacking to get obamacare. >> we have to wrap this up. he is going to martha's vineyard. who is martha? seriously. she has a vineyard. big deal. >> very nice. my family goes every area to cape cod. i'm from the west coast. i don't know what martha's vineyard is. apparently she is a very important person. thanks. >>> when we come back, conservatives continue to hammer the president over thing like his golf games and vacations. is that a turnoff to the american people? and then is your city the most unfriendly city in the country? you may be suprised to see which home towns made the list. >>> before i get to the impact segment, this just in. martha from martha's vineyard is the daughter of the some morer bartholomew. so there you go. sweating the small stuff. as president obama packs up a suitcase for an eight-day vacation to martha's vineyard, some are using it to hammer him for his hipper than thou late night tv appearances. i think all this nitpicking distracts from the issues that really matter like the economy, obamacare, the list goes on and on. joining us now from macon,
are expected. let's bring in dan lothian. right now you're on martha's vineyard because that's where the president will eventually end up after his speech. dan, what will the president's message be in florida? >> reporter: well, you know, as you know, not only the president but the first lady for years now have spent a lot of time talking about making life better for troops returning from serving in iraq or afghanistan, helping them with health care, helping them get job training so that they can build a new career here after returning home, and so the president will sort of expand on that today i'm told by senior administration officials, that the president will also make a new announcement about mental health research addressing issues such as ptsd and also suicide. as you know, this has been a major problem not only among troops currently serving overseas, but all the veterans who have returned from overseas. the president will be making a new announcement on that and also talk a little bit about how they can expand or help troops on college campuses so they can stay in classes, g
angeles times." martha raddatz of abc news. and alexis simendinger of realclearpolitics. >> award-winning reporting and analysis, covering history as it happens, live from our nation's capital, this is "washington week with gwen ifill." corporate funding for "washington week" is provided by -- >> we went out and asked people a simple question -- how old is the oldest person you've known? we gave people a sticker and had them show us. we learned a lot of us have known someone who lived well into their 90's. and that's a great thing. but even though we're living longer, one thing that hasn't changed, the official retirement age. the question is, how do you make sure you have the money you need to enjoy all of these years? >> additional funding for "washington week" is provided by the annenberg foundation, the corporation for public broadcasting and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. once again, live from washington, moderator gwen ifill. gwen: good evening. the president of these united states strolled into the white house east room today to unbur
first segment about martha washington, you saw martha as the person who protected the aspect of the role, which was the social partner to the president, and hostess for the nation. then when you get to abigail, she becomes a political partner with her husband and pioneers that role. dolley is the one that brings the two of them together. she becomes the social and political partner for her husband. i think that sets all kinds of precedents for the future first lady. she is kind of, still, held up as a standard by which people measure themselves today. >> we will spend the first 35 minutes on those important white house years. it was such an interesting time for the country and we want to make sure you understand the history of it. later on we will go back in time and learn about her biography, how this young quaker woman became an internationally known first lady and we will end up with her legacy. that's what tonight looks like. we welcome your participation. throughout the program, we will have phone lines open. you can send us a tweet and use #firstladies. and we have a c-span page on
. >> after that event, the president and the first lady will go to martha's vineyard where they will be patient for the next few days. ribbon fund is hosting an event this weekend at the gaylord hotel at the 7% ofal harbor. more than veterans returning home from the battlefield are unemployed. the yellow ribbon fund is helping to close that gap by putting returning soldiers and their families in touch with resources in the communities. >> after about three or four years in afghanistan and iraq, there are challenges and difficulties with reintegrating back into the community. >> congress created the yellow ribbon fund back in 2008. the event at gaylord is hosting 700 returning soldiers and their family members. it will wrap up tomorrow. will headlinenton her first political event since leaving her post as secretary of state. she will hold a small fundraiser on september 30. it is aimed at helping mccullough. faces a republican candidate. details of a new deadly plane crash in connecticut. what we are learning about the victims. nsa leaker,er of edward snowden. and new develo
, tens of thousands of tax dollars per day, spending millions of dollars on eight-day martha vineyard extravaganza while millions can't find a job and record number of americans need food stamps to survive. priceless. leadership, priorities, commitment to the country, all things america expects from the commander-in-chief. think about that for a second. 2 have a great weekend, everyone. if you're on martha another vineyard and bump in president obama, tell him we said hello. see you on "the five." ♪ ♪ >> uma: the i.r.s. mess, just when you thought it couldn't get any worse, news that one woman at the center of the scandal gets a promotion. and it comes as the agency gets blasted for now targeting small businesses. tea party attack. republican congressmen comes under fire for not promising to vote to keep obamacare at any cost. the problem is, he has voted against it a dozen times now. we will ask him what it feels like to go against many folks in his own party. a fabulous milestone for nasa. brand new pictures from the mars rover. one year after it lands on the red planet. those p
's press conference, the president heads off for his august vacation today. he will have on martha's vineyard in massachusetts. local fishing reports i checked today seems to indicate maybe martha's vineyard is hoarding the striped bass this summer since none are make it down the cape. president gets eight days at martha's vineyard for august vacation which is not fair because i don't think he fishes. august is supposed to be recess time for congress. look at them rushing to leave last week, bolting for the exits. get me out of here. august recess time in congress used to mean vacation, right? time off from politics. now it means congress rushes home not to vacation, but to the screaming town halls. orchestrated for maximum confrontational youtube ability. this newly shoutty political august can be fun as far as politics goes as long as you're not the one being screamed at. if you're not just a back bencher, if you're in the congressional leadership, you actually have more to deal with right now than just the crazy town hall think. recess for the leadership means traveling all over
disability claim. later they will travel to martha's vineyard for a nine-day vacation. the deadly search for a missing teenager turning to a rugged wilderness. investigators are now standing out near cascade, idaho, where suspected kidnapper and murder joe dimaggio is believe to be hiding. they believe he abducted hannah yanderson. last night, the sheriff officer confirmed her brother's remains were also found in the home. i'm jamie colby. i'll see you at 1:00 p.m. eastern right here on fox. have a great day. >> david: so much for lawmakers taking the same medicine they impose on the rest of us. under the healthcare law, congress and thousands of congressional staffer were going to be hit with massive premium hikes. but now the president cut them a deal. guess who is going to be paying their healthcare cost? that is right. you and me. so steve, is this a good idea? >> it goes to show cooking is so great, why don't they eat it? the fact of the matter -- >> david: it's poison. >> they don't like it. for the saying well, we'll have a brain drain, that assumes there are brains to drain. if t
on vacation. he and his family begin their summer break today on martha's vineyard. when he returns to washington, all of the challenges are waiting for him. >> i picture moments in martha's vineyard when he marches michelle into the kitchen and shows off clean dishes. >> the slouch boy kid comment. >> the translation of that must have been great. >> i'll tell you that next time. >>> now, to ron claiborne with the other top developing stories this morning. >> good morning, everyone. in the news, all but one of the american embassies that were closed last week because of terror concerns are now set to reopen tomorrow. the state department says 18 of the 19 embassies located throughout north africa and the middle east will reopen. the one however in yemen, that one will remain closed. >>> and fire crews slowly getting control of a massive wildfire in southern california. the fire covering some 25-square miles or about 16,000 acres. the fire is 40% contained. two dozen homes have been destroyed and hundreds others evacuated. >>> and the embattled mayor of san diego, bob filner, is leav
mentioned, president obama heads to orlando before he arrives here in martha's vineyard. the president and the first lady will be speaking to disabled veterans. the first lady has really made helping veterans one of her signature issues. so we expect the president and first lady to focus on issues that are facing disabled veterans and also to talk about one of the issues, the backlog of veterans waiting for their benefits. florida has been a state particularly hard hit. a large number of veterans have been waiting for their benefits for 125 days or longer. that fits into the larger neck on the economy. we expect them to address the issue of jobs for vets as well in orlando. the president, sort of with all of this aiming to have the final word before he does begin his vacation here in marthas vineyard and gearing up for the fiscal fights. we saw that factor into his news conference yesterday. he sort of dared republicans to shut down the government over defunding health care laws. they want to defund obama care. first, everyone goes on vacation. >> absolutely. but not before we, by the
service, tens ofnds thousands of tax dollars per day. an eight-day martha's vineyard extravaganza, while millions can't find a job and a record number of americans need food stamps to survive. priceless. leadership. all things america expects from our commander in chief. have a great weekend. if you're on martha's vineyard this weekend, you bump into president obama, tell him wevine said hello. i'll see you on "the five." >>> hello. i'm kimberly guilfoyle and the gang. it's 5:00 o'clock in new york city and this is "the five". >> moments ago, to wrapped up his first solo news conference since april 30. he touched on a number of topics, including the nsa, surveillance, privacy, snowden, putin, drone strikes, obamacare, republican shutting down the government, benghazi, the next bed chair, immigration, and the olympics. here are some highlights. >> i wanted to ask you about your evolution on the surveillance issues. why should the public trust you on this issue? >> where we can prevent a terrorist attack, where we can get information ahead of time that we're able to carry out that critical
one. they are on their way to martha's vineyard where they will vacation for the next week. the president made one final stop in orlando this afternoon to speak at the disabled veterans national convention. >> at every generation there are americans like you who stand beside her and guide her and protect her. we need to make sure we've got the resources, the budget s our veterans deserve. >> the orlando event comes on the heels of yesterday's wide-ranging news conference at the white house. the president unveiled the series of proposals aimed at restoring public confidence in the government's secret surveillance programs. plan that the president said was in the works before edward snowden leaked secret nsa documents to the press. >> there's no doubt that mr. snowden's leaks triggered a much more rapid and passionate response. i actually think we would have gotten to the same place and we would have done so without putting at risk our national security. >> nbc's kristen welker is live at martha's vineyard where the president is expected to arrive shortly. kristen, good to se
it all. >> reporter: good morning to you. before president obama begins his vacation here in martha's vineyard, he will stop in orlando to speak with disabled veterans. edward snowden has everyone talking today. it comes after a news conference on friday announcing snowden played a role in the timing that he wants to enact new measures to enact the surveillance program. the president announced working with congress to reform the nsa program that collects telephone data mandating more transparency by the court. creating a team of private citizens including activists to review the program. chuck todd asked president obama if snowden is a leaker or a patriot. here is what he had to say. take a listen. >> i don't think he was a patriot. as i said in my opening remarks, i called for a thorough review of our surveillance operations before mr. snowden made the leaks. >> reporter: now president obama also, for the first time, addressed his decision not to meet with russia's president, vladimir putin on the sidelines of the g-20 summit. a number of factors went into that decision, including
. it was the company's second demolition in two months. wow, look at that thing. >>> i want to talk about martha ryan, has made life better for more than 80,000 new moms helping them break the cycle of poverty, homelessness and addiction, that makes her our cnn hero of the week. >> years ago my daughter and i were homeless. my main priority was to get high. then i got pregnant again, and i was, like, what am i doing? i need to change. >> i have never met a woman who wanted to hurt her unborn baby. but i've met a lot of women that did not know how to do the right thing. the common denominator is poverty. and poverty is an accident of birth. pregnancy is a wonderful window of opportunity. a mother can turn her life around. my name is martha ryan and i help expectant mothers, many who are homeless break the cycle of poverty for good. you know, you can't just be saved, you have to do the work yourself. i learned very early on that prenatal care alone was not enough. we will help you with housing as well. these women needed help with complex issues. and now we serve the entire family. >> thank you so much
's office, paul henderson, deputy chief of staff for mayor lee presenting the awards on behalf of martha coen who is the supervisor for district ten. >> thank you guys all so much for coming out. it always makes me so happy when i see the people from the community here in the city haul sharing in this public building and it makes me proud when i look out and i hear the stories today and meet the people. i don't know if any of you guys caught it this morning, but they were talking about the hero awards today on npr. and they were talking about the achievements that are happening right here in san francisco and to be able to look out and see the faces of the people that are the heroes that work and live among us, and it really makes me proud and it really is what public service is about. and it is only exacerbated by the fact that we have city employees that have done such an outstanding job and it makes me proud and i am happy to see all of you and thank you for being here and welcome. >> i am here and pleased to present the certificates of honor on behalf of supervisor coen who is the su
terrorism. >> tomorrow, he is off to martha's vineyard for a family vacation its been lae years since president obama signed affordable health care act and on october 1, california insurance exchange will open for those wanting to sign up. today, mark math use caught up with nancy pelosi. she was trying to give that plan a push. >> the law inteft quality of service. not quantity of procedure autos pelosi says the aca will lower costs and says as everyone buys in, premiums will come dune get insured that. is what we're going to be about. >> state senator says the did he have nilgs of a sixful pool >> young, healthy, as well as older in need of greater care that then evens out containing costs. >> about but that means getting young and perhaps cash strapped californians to buy insurance they may not see as high priority. >> you never know if you're 27 or 54 when that bus slams into you or trip and your face is cracked open. >> and for the young, life experiences may proof a good motivator. >> when did you back ware i've got to have health insurance? >> good question. maybe when i got pr
vacation for martha's vineyard we state the $8 million estate but that is hell least a gesture on your part is stepping down a little bit because that $21 million mansion you normally use was not available but it is one-third of what you normally do mr. president you make the job way too easy. by the way you are not doing too badly for the rest of us either. the first charges have been filed in the bang gauzy terrorist attack. of a month later. we react to the lou: the justice department finally filing criminal chges against a number of suspects against the consulates in benghazi. it is called a weak response after coming four months to was involved. joining us for the weekly standard is crossed -- fox news contributor. here comes the news tonight that the justice department according to a unidentified u.s. official unknown to the rest of the world says we have charges filed in the anode court is this a response that makes any kind of sense? >> in the unknown court against the unknown number of suspects? it has ben reported one of the leaders with the leaders in benghazi is one of them but
're not going to eliminate terrorism. >> tomorrow, he is off to martha's vineyard for a family vacation its been lae years since president obama signed affordable health care act and on october 1, california insurance exchange will open for those wanting to sign up. today, mark math use caught up with nancy pelosi. she was trying to give that plan a push. >> the law inteft quality of service. not quantity of procedure autos pelosi says the aca will lower costs and says as everyone buys in, emiums will come dune get insured that. is what we're going to be about. >> state senator says the did he have nilgs of a sixful pool >> young, healthy, as well as older in need of greater care that then evens out containing costs. >> about but that means getting young and perhaps cash strapped californians to buy insurance they may not see as high priority. >> you never know if you're 27 or 54 when that bus slams into you or trip and your face is cracked open. >> and for the young, life experiences may proof a good motivator. >> when did you back ware i've got to have health insurance? >> good question. maybe
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this afternoon, but even on martha's vineyard there was no break from the ongoing debate about his administration's controversial surveillance program. >> although i understand the necessity of them, for my own protection, i'm concerned that there are no controls how far they go. >> more concerned about the safety and safety of the country than any individual liberties. >> reporter: on friday the president tried to calm the public fear by announcing new measures aimed at enhancing transparency and strengthening oversight. >> we can and must be more transparent. >> reporter: but across the country today, there's still sharp disagreement. some say they are encouraged. >> we won't know for sure until they're implemented whether they go far enough. >> probably important to have transparency so people can get onboard with the program. >> reporter: others remain deeply skeptical. >> very disappointed, and, yeah i think we should fight against that. i think we have to push obama to do better. it's not good enough. >> i think mostly overly intrusive and a threat to democracy and a threat to the basic pri
, d.c. >> just extraordinary pictures. thank you so much. >>> president obama is on his way to martha's vineyard. let's listen to his message of inspiration to those severely injured in combat. >> maybe you lost your sight but you can still see the truth that our disabled veterans make extraordinary contributions to our country every single day. maybe you lost an arm but you still have the strength to pick up a friend or neighbor in need. maybe you lost a leg but you still stand tall for the values and freedoms that make america the greatest nation on earth. >> white house correspondent kristen welker is on martha's vineyard. that was one of the most poignant points right there. i got all choked up. what are take aways? >> reporter: he have hoping to drive the narrative before he leave for vacation. today he map out ways in which his administration can do a better job of serving veterans. one way is investing in research. he announced a hundred million dollars to prevent traumatic brain injury and lower the rates of suicide. he talked about the importance of helping veterans succeed w
're not going to stomp out the complete al queda ... >> he is going to start his family vacation on martha's vineyard on saturday. swiss boutique is knocking down a claim by oprah winfrey, that she was the victim of racism. during an interview about her upcoming movie - 'the butler'. winfrey was asked if she'd ever experienced racism. she gave an example about being in switzerland where a shop assistant refused to show her a handbag. telling her - it was "too expensive." winfrey was in zurich in late july for tina turner's wedding. the bag was a blue 38- thousand dollar crocodile skin purse. winfrey says she walked out without raising a fuss. the store manager had this reaction. >> i believe she was more saying something like: "we also have some less expensive bag". and for sure not "it's too expensive for you". if this should have happened i possibly would think to separate myself from the assistant. when you're working in sales this should never happen otherwise this could be the wrong job. >> pam: the manager claims the sales assistant didn't take the bag down because she was "a little
from mere citizens. vacations on a multimillion dollar martha's vineyard estate. showing great restraint by not leaving town until this saturday for vacation. for now, i base it on that basis, i'd put the score at obama 1 congress 0. we're coming right back. >>> it said the sun powers light. but it's the solar max that can make life very difficult here on earth. we'll be talking about nasa astrophysicist dr. leak a perta. the countdown to obama care we'll be talking with congressman diane black next right here. stay with us. acting irs commissioner to toy admitted he was not change his current welfare plan to obamacare my next guest says we are of the 60 days away from implementation at the time the administration says it is not ready about what is surely a trade representative. we now ha fromthe house ways and means committee and also a member of the budget committee and a registered nurse for more than 4 years. great to have you with us civic figure for having me on. >> you heard that be for all of us peasants out here. >> does that not just tell the story that this is a trai
and other veterans there before jetting off on a vacation to martha's vineyard later today. he is speaking to thousands of those american veterans national convention in orlando. he is expected to explain his plan to solve america massive backlog of american veterans claims and while he enjoys time off, more than 700,000 veterans veterans veterans will be waiting for their benefit. the administration is claiming there is a 20% reduction in the backlog, but as far as i understand it, senator, you find fault with that. of the tell me arrest -- tell me more about this. >> i was on the veterans committee and i'm still serving in the pentagon right now as a colonel. the backlog is monumental. there is another million plus veterans coming online. they are just overwhelmed. there may have been a reduction, and that is a great thing, but we need to do more. the soldiers should not be released from active duty until they have a full evaluation as to mental and physical state to determine what they can and can't do in the military. we should also if they are, in fact, discharged, we should be using
ranging news conference. president obama is headed to martha vineyards for a family vacation. earlier today he was addressing war veterans promising to make sure that the brave men and women who defend our county have all the resources that they need. wendall goler is awaiting his arrival in cape cod, massachusetts and joins us live. >> the president is due here in the next hour to start an eight day vacation away from congress. they have made military families a priority and today they unveiled an action plan on mental health research meant to improve treatment of brain injuries. he noted that the u.s. is on track to withdraw from afghanistan by the end of next year but the combination of ending the war in iraq and winding down the afghan fax is overtaxing the disability office. there was a backlog of 600,000 claims back in march. that has been cut by about 20%. >> we will eliminate the backlog once and for all and move ahead for paperless systems so the backlog doesn't come back. so it has to be right first time, on time. [ applause ] after years of military service you shouldn't ha
. >> it is vacation time for congress and president obama who is in martha's vineyard. he spoke to the disabled veteran's national convention in orlando, florida. wendall goller and traveling with the president. what was the announcement in the convention >> they unveiled a action plan to improve diagnosis treatment of brain injuries. they are surviving injuries that would have killed them in the past and they are coming home with injuries that are unseen. one of the goal of the research is reducing suicide. and backlog of disability claims. >> after years when the backlog kept growing and finally the backlog is shrinking. it is done 20 percent and we are turning the tide and we are not going to let up until we eliminate the backlog once and for all. >> adding treatment for vietnam era exposure to agent orange and expanding treatment for post taumatic stress disorder and the backlog was more in march. >> i mentioned that the president is in the vineyard in massachusetts. what is happening with him and his family? the president hopes to get in golf and lighter reading. he and the girls will go o
window of opportunity. a mother can turn her life around. >> my name is martha ryan, and i help expected mothers, many who are homeless break the cycle of poverty for good. you can't just be saved. you have to do the work yourself. i learned very early on, prenatal care was not enough. we will help you with housing, as well. these women needed help with complex issues, and now we serve the entire family. >> thank you so much. >> you're so welcome. given opportunities, nothing stops them. >>ti
job training. they are stopping in orlando on their way to martha's vineyard where they have vacationed a before.f times there will be no official -- appearance is what he is on vacation. he will be returning to washington august 18. he vacationed at the vineyard before, 2009, 2010, and 2011. this time, staying in a new location near public roads, so the road will be closed. later tonight, remarks by state davis ineend -- wendy texas as well at her filibuster as a texas -- of a texas abortion bill. >> many of you heard my name for the first time last month when, as allison said, in the last hours of the texas legislative session, the partisans and power attempted to pass not just an abortion bill, but a bill that would block health care access to tens of thousands of women across the state of texas. in the process, these partisan lawmakers were seeking to rob texas women of their voice. because when women showed up at to testify, and they showed up by the thousands, many of them were turned away. and they were unable to give voice to an issue that had a very real impact on th
about to leave on vacation. he and his family begin their summer break today on martha's vineyard. when he returns to washington, all of the challenges are waiting for him. >> i picture moments in martha's vineyard when he marches michelle into the kitchen and shows off clean dishes. >> the slouch boy kid comment. >> the translation of that must have been great. >> i'll tell you that next time. >>> now, to ron claiborne with the other top developing stories this morning. >> good morning, everyone. in the news, all but one of the american embassies that were closed last week because of terror concerns are now set to reopen tomorrow. the state department says 18 of the 19 embassies located throughout north africa and the middle east will reopen. the one however in yemen, that one will remain closed. >>> and fire crews slowly getting control of a massive wildfire in southern california. the fire covering some 25-square miles or about 16,000 acres. the fire is 40% contained. two dozen homes have been destroyed and hundreds others evacuated. >>> and the embattled mayor of san diego, bob filn
the president took off on vacation for the rest of the summer. >> tucker: martha's vineyard. >> alisyn: nine days. >> clayton: that feels like the rest of the summer. before he left washington he decided to give us all something to digest this weekend as we diet through his long press conference yesterday. and one of the things the president mentioned yesterday this weekend, 18 of the 19 embassies that had been closed as a result of that terror threat are going to be reopened suddenly. >> tucker: yes that there was a time limit on that and apparently the time limit has expired. he attempted to answer the question. if al qaeda is on the run and no longer a threat, then why we are cowering before the threat of al qaeda. trying to thread the needle, here is what president obama said? >> it's entirely consistent to say that this tightly organized and relatively centralized al qaeda that attacked us on 9/11 has been broken apart. and is very weak and does not have a lot of operational capacity. and to say we still have these oorge regional organizations like aqap, they can pose a threat. >> aqap
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